Inspired by figurative art from Millet to Edward Hopper David has been an illustrator for 15 years. In that time he has worked for a wide variety of publishers, including Random House, Egmont, OUP, Harpercollins and Macmillan. Producing book covers for Puffin Classics like the Diaries of Anne Frank and portraits toward biographies of HG Wells by Michael Foot.

He has illustrated childrens picture books by well known writers and Poets such as Mark Haddon 'The Ice Bear's Cave' and Valerie Bloom. ('Fruits - a Caribbean counting poem'- won the bronze prize in the Smarties children’s book awards )

Originally from Oxford he lives and works in North Cornwall, drawing inspiration from the natural surroundings.

Waterside St.Ives Gallery
http://www.watersidestives.com/painting-artist/david-axtel-2/

Lighthouse Gallery
https://www.lighthouse-gallery.com/artists_by_artists.asp?artist=David+Axtell

The Saffron Walden Gallery
http://thesaffronwaldengallery.com/artists/david-axtell/

Trellissick Gallery
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/trelissick/features/trelissick-gallery

Atishoo Gallery
https://atishoogallery.co.uk/collections/david-axtell-paintings-and-prints

Oxford Designers and Illustrators
http://www.o-d-i.com/davidaxtell.html

notonthehighstreet.com/studio7art
www.notonthehighstreet.com/studio7art

etsy.com/uk/shop/davidAxtellFineArt
www.etsy.com/uk/shop/DavidAxtellFineArt

saatchiart.com
www.saatchiart.com/account/profile/89096

zazzle.co.uk/davidaxtellartstuff
www.zazzle.co.uk/davidaxtellsartstuff

ArtBelow.org.uk/artists/davidaxtell
http://www.artbelow.org.uk/artists/davidaxtell

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